Jammu and Kashmir: Security forces kill terrorist, army jawan injured in Sopore encounter

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Security forces in Malmapanpora area of Sopore district in Jammu and Kashmir eliminated a terrorist in an encounter on Saturday. According to the reports of ANI, Army personnel were also injured in the gun-battle.

Speaking to reporters, a senior police officer said that the encounter between terrorists and security forces broke out  after the suspected spot was encircled. A joint team of Army’s 22RR, SOG and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in the area.

The fresh encounter comes a day after a security personnel was martyred and a terrorist was gunned down in Shopian’s Pandoshan village. The deceased security personnel was identified as Sepoy Rambir of 34 Rashtriya Rifles of the Indian Army.